Welcome! The Bloomington Life Sciences Partnership is a collaborative effort dedicated to continued life sciences business growth in greater Bloomington, Indiana - a nationally recognized leading metro area in medical devices, contract pharma, biotechnology, basic research and life sciences workforce development.

Center for the Business of Life Sciences (CBLS)

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Indiana University Kelley School of Business

Founded in 2008, the Kelley School’s Center for the Business of Life Sciences was started with the belief that life sciences companies are essential economic drivers for growth and employment. To ensure the success of the industry as a whole, however, requires a broad collaboration of science and business acumen. CBLS brings together students, faculty, life science companies and other corporate partners to:

The goal of the CBLS is to widen and deepen Kelley’s life sciences brand and to make Kelley the place to study and to hire students who have an interest in the life sciences and health care industries. The Center for the Business of Life Sciences at Kelley is just one part of Indiana University’s commitment to the life sciences. For more information about Indiana University’s life sciences initiative, go to Life Sciences.


cblsconv218x115Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conferences

Since 2006, CBLS has been presenting the Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference Series, which provides a forum for various players in healthcare and life sciences to consider, discuss, and debate key business strategy issues. The forum brings together key players from industry, academia, government, and economic development communities.  Join us in helping advance business solutions in the life sciences field.


Contact Information:

George Telthorst, Director
(812) 855-8674 Office


Center for the Business of Life Sciences
Indiana University
Kelley School of Business
Bloomington, IN 47405-1700
Fax: (812) 855-3354